the condition of being an albino
- Congenital absence of any pigmentation or coloration in a person, animal, or plant, resulting in white hair and pink eyes in mammals.
- The condition of being an albino.
Origin of albinismFrench albinisme, from German Albinismus, from Albino, albino, from Portuguese; see albino.
(countable and uncountable, plural albinisms)
From albino (from Latin albus/alba via Spanish and Portuguese albo/alba, "white") + -ism.